Clint Smith, President and Director of Thunder Ranch, is a Marine Corps veteran of two infantry and Combined Action Platoon tours in Vietnam. His experience includes seven years as a police officer during which he served as head of the Firearms Training Division as well as being a S.W.A.T. member and precision rifleman.
In 1993, Thunder Ranch, Inc. opened to show not only innovative training, but numerous range designs and functions of a type not seen before in one facility.
Clint worked with Century Arms to develop the Thunder Ranch AK-47 rifle. In his words, The reason I picked Century is because its an affordable rifle and I want affordable equipment that functions for my clients.
The Thunder Ranch AK features an enhanced safety lever, US Palm Marine Corps red grip, US Palm AK 30 round magazine, walnut furniture, barrel mounted pic rail, engraved Thunder Ranch logo on right of receiver, and a Thunder Ranch two point sling.